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List of items not accepted at Landfill Site   
2019 Recycling Calendar
2020 Recycling Calendar

Contractor: GFL  705-356-4118

Municipal Landfill Site

Garbage pickup and Recycling is every Thursday. If you need a Blue Box Container please call the Municipal Office at 705-356-2251

Bulk Pickup Schedule for 2019

  • January 10th, 2019
  • February 14th, 2019
  • March 14th , 2019
  • April 18th, 2019
  • May 16th, 2019
  • June 13th, 2019
  • July 18th, 2019
  • August 15th, 2019
  • September 19th, 2019
  • December 19th, 2019
Please note:
  • Bulk pickup items are to be placed on curb with regular garbage on specified days.
  • Items must be compliant with Town of Blind River by-laws.
  • Non compliant items will not be picked up.
  • Please call GFL in advance for booking at 705-356-4118

Here is a list of what cannot be picked up by Bulk Pick Up

Landfill Site Hours of Operation 

Summer Hours April 1 – Oct 31
    Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday: 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
    Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Winter Hours November 1 – March 31
    Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

New Waste Disposal By-Law 2009

Click here to view (pdf) (By-Law 2090)
New Garbage Pickup Bylaw 2011  Click here to view (pdf) (By-Law 2168)

  • Effective May 1, 2012 Two (2) bags of garbage can be placed at the curb or roadside without bag tags. All other bags of garbage must be tagged for pick-up.
  • Note that the assumed Garbage bag size is 26” X 36” (regular residential size garbage bag) with a maximum weight of 40 pounds.
  • $2.00 bag tags are available at the Municipal Office, 11 Hudson Street, Blind River
  • Garbage bag sizes shall be limited to standard sizes approx. 26” x 36”
  • A maximum of 4 regular sized garbage bags may be deposited at the Municipal Waste Disposal site during regular site open hours, without charge.
Additional tags can be purchased for $2.00 at the Town Hall.